June 7, 2018
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BAHAMIAN consumers can do “far more” to sustain local industries than any government under the World Trade Organisation’s (WTO) ruled-based set-up, says the country’s lead negotiator.
The Bahamas is pushing its next WTO talks back by one month, with its chief negotiator pledging that the country will not “blindly” rush into membership of global trade’s rules-setting body.
The Bahamas’ chief WTO negotiator has urged businesses to identify overseas markets this nation should target, arguing it has “billions of dollars” in untapped trade potential to unleash.
The Bahamas has already breached the local ownership exemptions it is seeking for certain industries, the country’s chief World Trade Organisation (WTO) negotiator said yesterday.Zhivargo Laing, the former Cabinet minister, told the the Rotary Club o
THE Government will forego $40m in revenue under its first World Trade Organisation (WTO) offer, its chief negotiator suggesting that accession will impact just 20 percent of the economy.Zhivargo Laing, pictured, a former minister of state for financ
FORMER Minister of State for Finance Zhivargo Laing defended the fiscal performance of past Free National Movement administrations yesterday, knocking the Minnis administration’s narrative that its current fiscal consolidation measures are necessary